Administrative Assistant, Law & Economics Center

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience
Jun 10, 2021
Jun 11, 2021
Full Time
Administrative Assistant, Law & Economics Center

The George Mason University Law & Economics Center (LEC) within the Antonin Scalia Law School, invites applications for an Administrative Assistant. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.

About the Center: The Law & Economics Center of the George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School is a national center for research and education that focuses on the timely and relevant economic analysis of legal and public policy issues. To fulfill its education mission, the LEC provides dynamic training programs in law and economics to sophisticated audiences including judges, academics, lawyers, government authorities and staff members, and state attorneys general and their senior staff.

Responsibilities: The Administrative Assistant will perform administrative duties for the Deputy Executive Director of the Law & Economics Center and provide general office support for the LEC. Responsibilities may include managing calendars, screening calls, assisting and making travel and meeting arrangements, drafting correspondence, preparing expense reports, reimbursement requests, and acting as academic support for the Deputy Executive Director.

Required Qualifications: * Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience; * Strong computer and internet research skills; * Computer proficient with Microsoft Suite; * Flexibility; * Excellent interpersonal skills; * An ability to work well with all levels of internal management and staff, as well as outside clients and vendors.

Preferred Qualifications: * 2 to 5 years of administrative assistant experience within academia or legal office is highly preferred.

The successful candidate will: * Be committed to, and enthusiastic about, the mission and vision of the Law & Economics Center; * Be an adaptable, flexible problem-solver; * Have excellent organizational skills, including the ability to juggle multiple tasks and priorities effectively; * Be results oriented; * Be highly self-motivated, detailed oriented and accuracy driven; * Have a professional demeanor with strong written and oral communication skills.

"For full consideration, applicants must apply at ; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information."

"Great Careers Begin at Mason!

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

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George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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